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Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Workers News

Feeling “ignored” over the past three years, bus drivers of the East Bus Line Association recently turned into protestors in an attempt to get attention with response action from government regarding complaints about the operations of the December 2018-opened terminal located on Wellington Road in Basseterre.
By: Batumba Tak General Secretary The St. Kitts-Nevis Trades & Labour Union Workers Recognize The Importance Of Trade Unions In Protecting Their Rights In the words of Pope John Paul 11, 1981, “Their (Unions) task is to defend the existential interests of workers...
Workers (People), the pursuit of knowledge is praise worthy yet learning can quickly lead to pride (a feeling of satisfaction) and a refusal to acknowledge any limits on mental abilities/possession of necessary skill or the power to do something).
The 109th International Labour Conference (ILC) has opened, the first to take place virtually due to restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mover of the Bill, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Honourable Dr. Terrance Drew said the Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2022 resolves a constitutional issue created by the 2021 Amendment which allowed for the permanent dissolution of exempt companies to comply with Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and European Union (EU) recommendations.
accines are one of the most effective tools for protecting people against COVID-19. Consequently, with COVID-19 vaccination under way or on the horizon in many countries, some may be considering whether to make COVID-19 vaccination mandatory in order to increase vaccination rates and achieve public health goals and, if so, under what conditions, for whom and in what contexts.
First Vice President of the longstanding St.Kitts-Nevis Trades & Labour Union Mr. Larry Vaughan has successfully completed certified training in social dialogue which was offered by the International Labour Organization (ILO).
“We need every employer not just to say but to insist that every employee must be vaccinated. This is where it is going to come for the protection of your business, for the protection of the peace and the health of those who are vaccinated, employers- including the government- will have to give consideration to that.”

The Union And You

In the words of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, “It is one of the characteristics of a free and democratic nation that it has free and independent Labour Union.”
By: Precious Mills  BASSETERRE, St.Kitts (Tuesday 21st November) - On Monday 20th November, a Collective Agreement was signed between the St.Kitts-Nevis Trades and Labour Union and Courts/Unicomer (St.Kitts-Nevis) Ltd. Union representative General Secretary Batumba Tak along with Senior Manager Trudi Lewis Allen;...